Eyecare Employee Personal Eyewear Policies

Posted by Sharon Chin on Tue, Jan 21, 2020 @ 11:01 AM

Does your eyecare practice have employee personal eyewear policies? Discounts are very popular among many eyecare practices, but if you do not have a policy in place, you might want to start implementing one.

Our friends at the Optical Journal are here to help explain the importance of these policies and provide ideas they compiled from several different practices.

Personal frames and lenses are one of the biggest perks of the eyecare professional. It is also important and beneficial for your staff to try and showcase the latest products so that they can better sell them. However, there is a chance your staff could abuse the system if you don't have clear guidelines. Let's see how to navigate that.

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8 Formulas for Optometry Practice Management Success in 2020

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Jan 14, 2020 @ 14:01 PM

We can't stress enough the importance of consistently monitoring benchmarks in your eyecare practice. That's why we created an entire eBook talking about 8 important benchmarks that all eyecare practices should be paying attention to. Every eyecare practice is different and the benchmarks that you choose to monitor might vary, along with the consistency that you measure them.

To just leave your profits up to chance and not take the time to see where you might be able to make adjustments to increase your profits is a business mistake.

This optometry practice management formula sheet gives you what you need to know in order to calculate each of the 8 benchmarks discussed in the eBook. If you want to know more information, like what industry averages are and how to improve your low scoring benchmarks, download the full eBook.

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Top 7 Optometry Apps You Can't Live Without

Posted by Madhu Singh on Thu, Dec 26, 2019 @ 07:12 AM

We already spend the majority of our time on our phones, so it's inevitable that you have work-related applications downloaded. Especially in the healthcare sector, certain apps have become sophisticated and almost necessary for many professionals in recent years.

From medicine to translation, these apps provide clever solutions to everyday problems.

Today, we will explore which apps many optometrists use daily. Maybe one of them will be the app you've needed all along.

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Optometric Billing: How to Provide Your OD with Full Coverage Info

Posted by Janelle Pauli on Tue, Dec 17, 2019 @ 08:12 AM

In any job it can be easy to fall victim to bad habits. And, if you're a biller in an eyecare practice you probably have a routine down for checking patient eligibility and insurance coverage. When it comes to checking eligibility information it should go beyond simply checking for the patient's scheduled procedure. It's likely that the OD will find additional testing that may need to be done during an appointment, and having the comprehensive coverage information at their fingertips will keep the appointment running smoothly.

With a full schedule it can be easy to fall behind, but providing the OD with complete coverage information will help you avoid any disruptions to the workflow. With all the information they need from the start the OD won't have to leave the exam room to ask the front desk to pull any additional information.

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How to Read Your Revenue Cycle Management Reports

Posted by Jeff Rezabek on Tue, Dec 10, 2019 @ 14:12 PM

Without revenue cycle management reports, you don’t have the proper visibility to measure the performance of your billing manager and their claim management activities. To provide you with increased visibility into your practice, run revenue cycle management reports, part of VisionWeb’s outsourced billing service, delivers full transparency into how your practice is performing against state and national averages to help your optometric practice profit.

Below are a few tips on how you can better understand and read these important reports.

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